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The uneasy chair

Wallace Stegner

The uneasy chair

a biography of Bernard DeVoto

by Wallace Stegner

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Published by Peregrine Smith Books in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • De Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Historians -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWallace Stegner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3507.E867 Z9 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 464 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages464
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2053323M
      ISBN 100879052996
      LC Control Number88031218

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